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Monfort Bat Sanctuary

Monfort Conservation Park, Mindanao, Philippines
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Paranaque, Philippines
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

It was a perfectly preserved bat colony....educational too. Our guide Anne....was so informative and helpful...and accommodating.

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General Santos, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

the place is not that beautiful and attractive but the bats are amazing... one of a kind and a place that you must visit when you go to samal island

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Manila, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

i liked it because it's a world record and the staff are very accommodating.it's not too far from the center.just rent a motorcycle and you can reach the place.vanishing island can be seen from there.

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We didn't know about this sanctuary until our island tour; we learned a lot about bats and their role in propagating that most sought-after but much too smelly fruit called Durian. Our guide was very knowledgeable and we were suitably impressed by the thousands of bats we saw in the 300-meter long tunnel/cave that they were in.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Helpful guide will tell you more about the Largest Fruit Bat Colony in the World upon entering. The entrance fee is 100P. The sink holes are amazingly unique and you can see the bats from up close. Try to head there before 4pm as the bats leave the sink holes for food at 6pm. Also try to hire a tricycle... More

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Manila
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Great experience, it was my first time seeing bats but I didn't know that it was that many.. millions of them! Amazing! The guide was really good, Maria (around 9-10 year old girl) and we enjoyed talking to her. But I suggest not to wear shorts when you visit because there are mosquitoes. I admire the people who preserves the... More

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belgium
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121 reviews 121 reviews
51 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Cool site! Never seen so many bats in one place You can get real close and observe them But the smell is overwhelming And a lot of mosquitoes too (don't the bats eat bugs?) Definitely worth the detour, something different!

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epsom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

Amazing, Awesome, this is nature at its best. I can not understand why many reviewers voiced that the time spent was short and the price they paid, guys ! this is nature.... if you want neon lights, candy stands and razzmatazz go to a theme park where you can see many species in cages, enclosures and manmade pools and not... More

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Bacolod CIty, Bacolod, Philippines
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

At first I did not expect that the bats in there is about 2.5 M+... But when I saw the 5 caves I was really amazed. And talking to bat women? my friend friend really enjoyed talking to her. And more amazing is that it was already recorded in Guinness as a largest colony of bats. If I can just... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

There are really a lot of bats in this place, the best time to visit is when the sunset is near, or a night tour of the place, bring mosquito repellents for the mosquitoes!

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